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Judge Paul Michel - Golden Age Of the Federal Circuit & Fixing America’s Patent System

Judge Paul Michel - Golden Age Of the Federal Circuit & Fixing America’s Patent System

Topics discussed during the interview include:

• Can Patents “Make America Great Again”?

• Why fixing America’s patent system is crucial for job growth

• Congressional action needed to fix patent eligibility law

• Immediate changes that could be made by the Trump administration to improve Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) proceedings

• State of United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

• Current USPTO Director Michele Lee & Former USPTO Director David Kappos

• Judge Michel’s career fighting public corruption in Philadelphia and Washington, DC

• How Judge Michel almost wasn’t nominated because of the failed confirmation of Judge Bork

• Federal Circuit Evolution: evolution of the Federal Circuit from first Chief Judge & former Air Force General Howard Markey to the “Golden Age of the Court” under Judge Michel

• And, much more!

Voice of IP
Clause 8
The podcast listened to by sophisticated in-house counsel, judges from around the world, IP policymakers, senior USPTO officials, and top patent dealmakers and attorneys to stay ahead of the curve by understanding the personalities and forces shaping IP.
Eli Mazour’s love of talking to people – along with his belief in the importance of America’s patent system – led him to start Clause 8. Clause 8 features conversations that provide strategic insights about how to best deal with various patent-related issues. Some of the previous guests include America’s great innovators, federal judges, USPTO Directors, top IP staffers on Capitol Hill, and Carole Baskin’s attorney from the documentary Tiger King.
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